A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Sincik in Turkey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 14.67 km, 38.8277° East, 38.1445° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cl5y. Unique identifier: us2000cl5y. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/18 / 2018-01-19 13:53:16 / January 19, 2018 @ 1:53 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.67 km (9 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:53:16 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Malatya (c. 441 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Elazığ (c. 298 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Adıyaman (c. 223 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Siverek (c. 175 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Kâhta (c. 73 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Ergani (c. 52 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pertek, Bozova, Tut (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km ENE of Sincik, Turkey. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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